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The University of Southern California

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at USC

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB+
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA+
Art & Design DepartmentA+
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringD+
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringA+
Engineering DepartmentB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Music - PerformanceA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB-
Perfomance ArtsB
Political ScienceB
PreDent and DentistryB+
PreLaw and LegalB
PreMed and MedicalB
Public HealthA+
Public PolicyB
Urban PlanningA+

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Surrounding City

... You may argue that LA is a big city ...Read full comment
... not to mention the toxicity in the air called smog making the brown skies of LA so "beautiful" ...Read full comment
... but also your ethnicity that's a label as to whether you're accepted in the Trojan "elite club" or not ...Read full comment
... my ethnicity ...Read full comment
... Anyone who complains about the lack of a social scene in a city or a campus as diverse as this didn't try at all ...Read full comment
... I chose USC because it was a big school in a big city ...Read full comment
... Los Angeles is a dangerous place to live, but what large city isn't ...Read full comment
... I believe every single criteria is grossly underrated, especially the quality of classes, social life, and surrounding city ...Read full comment
... The new student center is opening in the fall and there are tons of activities on campus, but trust me if you want to see LA and all the great st...Read full comment
... The city: LA is a great city ...Read full comment
... But don't let that get you down you have all of LA to explore and trust me there is a lot of cool stuff to do around the city that doesn't involv...Read full comment
... When I started at USC I had transferred from a small women's college in Missouri and I was so delighted to be in the hussle bustle of a city schoo...Read full comment
... the city where people do whatever they want, and it's pretty obvious once you live here ...Read full comment
... With a car though LA is the best city ...Read full comment
... Unless you have a car, there isn't much to do around here and no one really hangs out on campus or around campus, they all go off into the city ....Read full comment
... I was never bored in that city either ...Read full comment
... I also thought USC was in the center of a bustling city, LA ...Read full comment
... If you want to go to a very pretty campus in a great city and want to graduate with wonderful connections and a great job, this is the place ...Read full comment
... LA is a cool city, but it's crowded and polluted and expensive ...Read full comment
... Los ANgeles is also a shallow and dirty city to live in ...Read full comment
... I once got in a fight with someone who had borrowed money from me and I had gone to his dorm on the other side of campus to get paid back and th...Read full comment
... On positive note, Los Angeles is a vibrant, multifaceted, multicultural city ...Read full comment
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